Duration: 16
Difficulty: Moderate
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Activity Per Day: 5-6 hours of trekking
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge, Teahouse, Tent, Camp
Trip Overview

Mustang; the one and only hidden kingdom of Nepal covering an area of 2020 km(780sq mi). The estimated population of this whole region is only 15000. This region lies from (2800-3900m) above the sea level. Mustang divides into two parts; Upper Mustang and Lower Mustang(Lower Mustang Trek). Due to tough weather condition, winter migration takes place to a large number of population to come down to Lower Mustang from Upper Mustang.

Similarly, Jomsom is the main town of this region and has only one airport which runs only till 11 am due to strong wind there. In this Lower Mustang Trek Jomsom airport is the most popular gateway. Mustang is also a town behind the mountains is a dry region; as the gigantic Mountains block the cloud from all sides. Rainfall hardly occurs in this region. It is also restricted demilitarized area till 1992 which has become the main reason for the preservation of there rich culture, language, and traditions.

In recent few years, more than twelve caves were also discovered to the north of Annapurna. Paintings from the 13th century are also here and the Royal Palace of King Jigme Dorje Paldor Bista (who passed away in 2016) is still here. The oldest Gumba built before 700 yrs is still here in this region. The highest altitude we will face in Lower Mustang Trek is( 3800m/12467.19ft ) which is of Muktinath.

The main place to visit in this Lower Mustang Trek;

1)Ghorepani; This Location provides you breathtaking sunrise view which will be a panoramic view of the great Himalayas of the western region of Nepal.

2) Kagbeni; Small town in the Mustang region which have awesome religion influenced by Tibetan culture in the back of Kali Gandaki Region. It is the main town of Mustang and has a great location; as desert.

3)Muktinath; There lies a very famous Temple of Hindus, this temple gives the meaning of “place of liberation”. There also lies 100 taps which give a meaning that after taking bath from all the taps we will be free from all our sins; that is the main reason it has been a famous tourist destination place.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)

Day 02: Trekking Preparation in Kathmandu

Day 03:  Fly to Pokhara [823m/2,700ft] and Trek to Ulleri [2050 m/6725 ft.], 30 min flight and 6 hours trek

Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani [2750 m/ 9020 ft.], 4-5 hours trek

Day 05: Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Tatopani [2700m/8,860 ft.], 6-7 hours

Day 06:  Tatopani to Ghasa (2080m)

Day 07: Ghasa to Kalapani (2530m)

Day 08: Kalopai to Marpha (2665m)

Day 09: Marpha – Jomson (2713m) – Pholyak

Day 10: Pholyak to Kagbeni (2810m)

Day 11: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3800m)

Day 12: Muktinath to Jomsom (2713m)

Day 13: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara, 30 minutes

Day 14:  Pokhara to Kathmandu, 6-7 hours

Day 15:  Free Day in Kathmandu

Day 16: Final Departure

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Accommodations

As you are picked from Tribhuwan International  Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast.  We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.

Meals

During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.

Physical Condition & Requirement

This Trek is a moderate level Trek. You will be walking for 6-7 hour a day on average. We will face the steep hill, cross steep, hilly terrain etc.  We will be heading mostly uphill where we will face an average of 4000m altitude change. You will be given acclimatization day in between the trail so that you will not face altitude sickness. If you have strong determination and hope in yourself to reach the base of Mt. Everest then this Trek will not be that difficult.

If you have done any Trek before it will be your skill but you don’t require pre-experience or any training for this Trek. If you have any health problems it would be better if you consult with a doctor before your visit and give the details to Sherpa Himalaya so that we could customize your trip as per your body requirement.

Best Time to Visit

Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can visit Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.

Note

Your health safety and last destination with high-quality service is our Main priority. Your guide has the authority to bring change in itinerary, stop or cancel any part of your itinerary if it is very necessary due to safety concern. However, these kinds of problem rarely arise. Our effort will be to follow our given itinerary. Weather condition, health problem or any natural disaster and flight cancellation due to bad weather in the mountain may bring change in itinerary.

frequently Asked Questions

Included in the Cost
  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport,
  • 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Domestic Flight (Kathmandu to Pokhara)
  • Hotel in Pokhara (B&B)
  • Pokhara to Hile drive by jeep
  • Annapurna Conservation Entry Fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekking Permit)
  • Experience Trekking guide & Assistant "Sherpa " (For 4 Trekkers =1 Assistant Sherpa)
  • Required Number of Potters (2 Trekkers:1 Potter)
  • Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • Domestic flight (Jomsom to Pokhara)
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive by Private jeep
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night